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Sustained improvement in nursing quality hospital performance on NDNQI indicators, 2007-2008

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Published by American Nurses Association in Silver Spring, Md .
Written in English


  • Nursing -- United States -- Quality control,
  • Hospitals -- United States -- Quality control,
  • Nursing Process -- standards -- United States,
  • Quality Assurance, Health Care -- standards -- United States,
  • Hospitals -- standards -- United States,
  • Quality Indicators, Health Care -- United States

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Edition Notes

StatementNancy Dunton, Isis Montalvo, editors.
ContributionsDunton, Nancy., Montalvo, Isis., American Nurses Association.
LC ClassificationsRT85.5 .S87 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 186 p. :
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24036815M
ISBN 101558102647
ISBN 109781558102644
LC Control Number2009464243

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